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robert mueller who is in charge of investigating the interactions between russia and the trump camp says manafort did not work alone. >> it is monday night. the big story on "action news" is the first indictments handed down in the sweeping investigation into alleged collusion in the russian election interference scandal. >> this is the first time mueller has filed criminal chance during the investigation and from what we are learning tonight this could just be the beginning. >> manafort and his deputy campaign manager rick gates were named in the 12 count indictment. both worked for then republican presidential candidate donald trump for several months. tonight both are denying any and all wrongdoing. >> plus, perhaps the most surprising news that surfaced today was this guilty plea from former campaign adviser george papadopoulos. his name may not be familiar to you but he has admitted to lying to fbi officials on several occasions among other charges and he obviously could be key to this investigation. >> meanwhile president trump took to twitter this morning to respond to the indictments.
he insists there is no collusion. a few hours laterman fort and gates appeared before a federal judge. >> sarah bloomquist is following the latest developments with an update. good evening. >> reporter: good evening rick and monica. president trump's former campaign chair paul manafort and his business associate rick gates pled not guilty to all charges at a hearing this afternoon. meantime the white house is distancing itself from this indictment as well as a plea agreement involving a former trump campaign official. paul manafort the former trump campaign chairman surrendered to their fbi this morning following the indictment against him and his business associate and former trump deputy campaign manager rick gates. the 31 page indictment represents the first charges filed against anyone by special counsel robert mueller. the 12 counts include conspiracy against the united states, false statements and conspiracy to launder money through hidden bank accounts. in total more than 75 million
allegedly flowed through off shore accounts. >> today's announcement has nothing to do with the president, has nothing to do with the president's campaign or campaign activities. >> reporter: in another indictment unsealed today, george papadopoulos an early foreign policy adviser to the trump campaign pled guilty to lying to federal agents about his interactions with russian agents. the indictment alleges he told at least three senior campaign officials that the russians had thousands of e-mails damaging to hillary clinton. he's now cooperating with the government. white house spokesperson sara sanders was asked to detail papadopoulos' role in the trump campaign. >> it was extremely limited. it was a volunteer position. and again, no activity was ever done in an official capacity. >> reporter: manafort was fired from his post as head of the campaign following revelations about financial ties to the russian backed government in ukraine. following today's hearing, manafort's attorney called the allegations ridiculous.
>> well, i think you i was saw it today. that president donald trump was correct. there is no evidence that mr. manafort or the trump campaign colluded with the russian government. >> reporter: now, both manafort and gates were released to home confinement. they were forced to surrender their passports. manafort's bail was set at $10 million. gates' at 5 million. gates' attorney says he welcomes the opportunity to confront these charges in court. he adds, the fight is just beginning. live in the satellite center, i'm sarah bloomquist channel6 "action news." >> thank you sarah. now tony podesta a major democratic washington player says he's stepping aside from his lobbying firm. he was chairman of podesta group. it came to light podesta group had not fully disclosed its actions. >> 6abc has the very latest on
the mueller investigation and the charges against paul manafort and rick gates. there you can feed the rule text of the indictment. in other news tonight a suspected child rapist is behind bars accused of preying upon young boys in delaware county. and authorities fear there are more victims still out there. "action news" reporter chad pradelli is live outside of the courthouse in media. chad. >> reporter: rick investigators here in delaware county have identified nearly a half dozen victims but they worry that number could explode and they want viewers to take a close look at michael cripps. michael cripps is charged with sexually assaulting five children dating back to 2012. some as young as five years old. cripps hid his face as he was taken to jail. >> considering the allegations you can't show your face. >> reporter: cripps responded with a string of expletives too graphic for broadcast. but they pale in comparison to the alleged rapes in court records.
authorities say the method of operation was the same in every case. cripps would meet women with boys, start a relationship with the mother, then allegedly sexually abuse the children. >> make no mistake, this is a very serious child predator. >> reporter: authorities say cripps advertised a costume business on social media sites like facebook but there's no indication he met any victims through that company. there are several photos of cripps with young boys. detectives are working to track the children down. >> we're very concerned that we're just at the tip of the iceberg here in delaware county. >> reporter: delaware county district attorney jack whelan says cripps lived in 17 residences over the years, all throughout delaware county. whelan says one adult in his 20's recently came forward after hearing about other victims and said he, too, was abused by cripps. >> he was able to detail numerous sexual encounters. >> reporter:. >> reporter: and if you know
cripps and suspect any possible abuse, contact your local police department or the delaware county d.a.'s office. i'm live in media, chad pradelli channel6 "action news." >> chad thank. a robbery suspect remains hospitalized tonight after police shot him in the parking lot of the king of prussia mall over the weekend. upper merion township police say their officers cornered the suspect yesterday and they were forced to shoot him. officials say the man rammed a vehicle into police cruisers then tried to run down officers on foot. investigators say the man robbed a female should should st gunpoint on saturday. he's the same man wanted for two armed robberies in delaware. >> a man suspected in a deadly maryland office shooting. radee prince is accused of shooting five people and killing three of them. he shot another man he knew at this used auto lot. a new castle county grand jury indicted prince today. he'll be prosecuted first in
delaware and then in hartford county maryland. 57-year-old gerald picerno of morristown new jersey has been charged with indecent exposure. police say on september 15th and 16th, female students in their 20's reported separate incidents in and around the university. picerno was eventually caught with fingerprints and an image from the university surveillance camera. he was charged and ordered to have no contact with the university. >> heavy winds provided a violent wakeup dual a claymont delaware family. a gust sent a large tree crashing down on the back of their home here in the 100 block of delaware avenue. thankfully everyone is okay. >> about 5 o'clock sounded like a really loud thunder clap was breaking loose and it just shook the whole house. walked out back and, yeah, that tree's everywhere. >> and he jokes that the tree will now provide firewood for the winter. meteorologist cecily tynan is outside now with a look at
our accuweather forecast tonight. it was nice to see some sunshine today, cecily. >> yeah, the sunshine is back and the winds are diminishing which is a good thing because they were really whipped up this morning with that departing storm. philadelphia reporting a peak wind gust 41 miles per hour. cape may 49. lakehurst 47. millville 43. wilmington also 43 miles an hour wind gusts. those are tropical storm force winds and that system is now over quebec. so, satellite and radar showing that rain that moved through yesterday is well up to the north and even the clouds have been breaking today. good amount of sunshine and we got a much needed soaking. we're calling for one to 3 inches with an isolated 4-inches and that's pretty much what we got. widespread one to two. that's in the green. but you'll notice three areas two to four. so some of the north and west counties also areas near trenton and also ocean city, lakehurst reporting two to 4 inches of rain. trenton 3.7-inches, mount holly more than three and a
half, mount laurel lakehurst and roebling all more than 4-inches of rain. this week though relatively quiet of the i'll have details on the all important halloween forecast coming up in the full accuweather forecast. rick and monica. >> all right, cecily, we'll check back in. >> thank you. time right now for a check of our "action news" report monday night. >> how was the weekend. >> weekend was great guys. afternoon commute not as great in a few spots but at least it's dry this afternoon unlike this morning when it was wet, it was windy and we had all sorts of complications as a result of the weather conditions. this afternoon some sun glare and also a big delay here on the westbound side of the vine street expressway because up ahead on the ramp from the westbound vine to go east on the schuylkill, just out of view there's a broken down vehicle partially blocking the ramp. so, extra heavy as you travel west on the vine away from broad street. eastbound of course is busy but that's that way pretty much every single afternoon. over here on the schuylkill expressway eastbound past girard had a broken down truck you might remember. that's gone now but the eastbound traffic is still plenty headed headed in toward
center city. crash in media along baltimore pike at turner road. might want to use the route one media bypass instead of baltimore pike. west chester they're investigating an accident involving a bicyclist right by the burger king along price street near high. so i would avoid that intersection this afternoon if you're able to. in doylestown a downed tree and wires blocking old new road. bristol road can get you around it. there's a broken down vehicle in buckingham along 413 by 202. congestion in that area as well. we'll check it again, rick and monica, coming up in the next half hour. >> all right matt thank you. >> sounds good. the phillies are going outside the organization for their next manager. the team announced gabe kapler is their charge to be a the new skipper. he's a former major leaguer and played in a development role for the dodgers. kapler has no prefers major league managing experience but he will be introduced at a press conference following the world series. >> there's much more still ahead on "action news" tonight. several months ago president trump made an announcement
about transgender men and women in the military. well, today a judge made his own announcement and we'll tell you how it will impact those in service tonight. >> and despite the battle in washington, the affordable care act is still alive and open enrollment starts soon. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman with what you need to know before you sign up. >> more of your halloween pictures sent to our facebook twitter and instagram accounts. keep them coming. we love them. just tag them with #6abcaction. >> ♪
>> a federal court judge largely blocked president trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military the order stops the president's move to block recruiting transgender persons. the judge did not block the portion of the memo that prevented the use of government funds for sex reassignment surgeries. >> health check tonight. the affordable care act is still in effect and enrollment
for this year opens wednesday. >> that's right health reporter registered nurse ali gorman has important information from the affordable care act is still the law of the land. the web site is up and tax credits for 2018 are still in effect and if you don't get your health insurance through your job medicare or medicaid then you need to choose a plan. for most people you're required to have coverage during 2018 or you'll face a penalty. there are navigators to help you choose a plan but it can be complicated. so consumer reports has some things to keep in mind. >> with all the uncertainty about the aca's future some big insurers have pulled out of the aca exchanges but every county in the u.s. will have at least one insurer offering multiple plans. but in many places your options will be different this year than it was last year. >> so that means even if you reenroll in the same plan you have this year it may not be your best option. your health needs may have
changed or plans may have changed their benefits. remember, tax credits can be used for any exchange plan. however, credit amounts might change year to year. now enrollment runs until mid-december so start your research early and give yourself enough time to weigh all the choices. is eating soy good for your heart is a question the fda is now reconsidering. the agency is proposing a rule to revoke the health claim that soy protein reduces your risk for heart disease. the claim was authorized in 1999. since then the research hasn't been able to say for sure if soy foods like tofu help protect your heart. this will be open for public comment for 75 days. and speaking of what's healthy, let's face it, it's typically not treats on halloween. but there are a few things you can mix in to try to curb the sugar overload. >> trick-or-treat.
>> giving out free packaged trail mix will help provide some protein and there are nonfood options like stickers temporary tattoos and glow sticks. those are good for kids with food allergies and you can hand out something to keep trick-or-treaters hydrated like flavored water. it may help them to eat less candy. it might. not sure about that one. after the holiday if you don't want your kids eating candy for days on end there are local organizations that collect candy to send to military troops. some have buy back program so i'll post information about that on my 6abc facebook page. >> your kids might not talk to you for a year. >> i'm giving out salad tomorrow night. >> no one is going to your house. >> with dressing and croutons. >> i'll be pulling toilet paper off my house for the rest of the year. >> thank you ali. good ideas. women's rights supporters rallied to protect women's health. congresswoman bonnie watson coleman joined planned parenthood of new jersey. they're asking women in the 12th district to write letters
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>> kevin spacey facing backlash for his response to a sexual assault allegation. anthony rapp said he put him on a bed and climbed on top of him in 1986 when he was only 14. spacey issued a statement saying he doesn't remember the encounter that he owes rapp the most sincerest of apologies. spacey is facing criticism for using this incident to reveal his sexuality. >> a civil historian came to the national constitution center today. edward ayres discussed this book the thin light of freedom. it contains the largest collection of letters from african-american soldiers who put their lines on the life in the face of slavery. an investigation by "action news" exposes a loophole in the law that allows assault rifles similar to the ones used in to be easily accessible with no
background checks. here's investigative reporter went see saltzman with a preview of tonight's special report. >> reporter: they're untraceable have no serial number and you may be surprised just how easy it is for just about anyone to get their hands on a high powered weapon often called a ghost gun. >> these types of firearms are actually being purchased in an undercover capacity by our undercover officers right on the streets of philadelphia. >> reporter: how felons and other criminals can easily access these firearms like those used in the las vegas massacre. they only cost about $600 and took us four hours to assemble some law enforcement believe this is a national safety concern but gun activists say it's a protected right. >> people should have the right to be able to produce their own firearms. >> reporter: could these semi automatic weapons end up in the wrong hands. we investigate on "action news" tonight at 11:00.
>> time for a check of that accuweather forecast monday night. >> meteorologist cecily tynan here with a look at the week ahead. how we doing. >> yes, much better than yesterday. big improvement. sunshine is back. blue skies. let's head over to the "action news" weather center. i love this shot. this really shows fall. keith posted this from solebury township of the new hope ivy land train. the leaves have changed now, the sunshine is back and this is setting the stage for a
very nice halloween. if you're trick-or-treating with your mummy, there we go, we're doing the twist today and the weather is pretty nice. here we go. do the twist. >> is that what you're doing. >> i'm doing the twist here. so, winds will relax. it always likes to make fun of my dancing. it will be clear and cold. the temperature at 6 o'clock 53, by 9 o'clock down to 48 degrees so dry for the trick-or-treaters and the winds definitely will be dying down once the sun sets at 6 o'clock tomorrow night. right now temperatures definitely on the cool side. normal high for this time of the year is 62. philadelphia and millville 57. wilmington 56. allentown 55 and cape may currently 55 degrees. and this shows the peak wind gusts and you can see we still have wind gusts 20 close to 25 miles per hour but we had wind gusts more than 40 miles an hour earlier today so the winds are beginning to relax. satellite and radar showing we are back in the sunshine. if you look to the north and west, you can see these front. most of the moisture will just fall apart.
what's left of it will lift up to the north so that front will move through dry and that means tonight clear skies for the most in part maybe a few fair weather clouds less wind and chilly. allentown 37, cape may 49 and wilmington 41 degrees. so, planning your day for halloween, you definitely do want the kids to dress in a few layers. maybe a jacket, although that kind of ruins the costume but it's going to be a cool day tomorrow. at 8 o'clock, 48 degrees. 11 o'clock, 52. for the halloween parades at school, 57 degrees, breezy and the temperatures dropping down into 51 degrees at 8 o'clock for the trick-or-treaters and this shows the wind. you can see during the day tomorrow we have winds sustained generally close to 15 miles per hour. but once that sun sets at 6 o'clock, you can see it drops down to nine, by 8 o'clock down to five so the winds will be dying out and it will be dry. so, the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow lots of sunshine for halloween 58 degrees. wednesday we cloud up with a
possibility of a shower 56. two days in the 70's before a front moves through, drops temperatures down to 60 degrees on saturday. don't forget to fall back as we end daylight saving time. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend in the seven-day forecast guys. >> okay. >> thank you cecily. >> thanks cecily. >> much more "action news" coming in our next half hour. stick around. we'll be right back. >> ♪ joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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>> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> hello again. here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. the white house is distancing itself after former trump campaign chairman and associate plead not guilty to conspiring against the united states. a retired u.s. postal employee found dead outside a delaware county middle school. we'll have the latest on that. plus, details on a vehicle police believe was used in a deadly hit-and-run two weeks ago. >> once again the big story tonight is the charges against former trump campaign manager paul manafort and his associate rick gates. >> they are the first criminal charges in connection in special counsel robert mueller's investigation.
>> president donald trump is not named in the indictment. abc's karen troughers -- controversy with. this big developmentn -- president trump distancing himself from his former campaign chairman and deputy indicted on charges of conspiracy money laundering and other financial crimes. the president writing on twitter "sorry but this is years ago before paul manafort was part of the trump campaign but why aren't crooked hillary and the dems the focus. paul who, the strategy the white house has been using for months. trump said manafort was only with the campaign for "very a short period of time." in march sean spicer said he
played a limited role. >> today's announcement has nothing to do with the president, has nothing to do with the president's campaign. >> reporter: the white house is gearing up for a big economic policy week. house republicans will release their highly anticipated tax plan on wednesday. the next day the president's expected to name his choice to be the next chair of the federal reserve an announcement he has been teasing for weeks. then president trump leaves for asia on friday an 11 day five country trip that will be a critical test for this administration. the threat of north korea will loom large at every stop but the trip may also allow the president to ignore the swirling controversy back in washington. reporting from the white house, karen travers channel6 "action news." >> george papadopoulos has pleaded guilty on october 5th but the plea was not unsealed
until today. as part of a sworn statement to the court papadopoulos says he repeatedly met with russians to discuss dirt on then presidential candidate hillary clinton. papadopoulos said he then relayed that and other messages to senior members of trump's gop campaign. papadopoulos was arrested in july. record show he has since been cooperating whip special counsel robert mueller. world news tonight with david muir will have more on the first charges from the special counsel as well as the guilty plea by former trump campaign adviser papadopoulos and you can watch all of that following "action news" at 6:00. >> 6abc.com has the latest on the mueller investigation and the charges against paul man and rick gates. there you can also read the full text of the indictments. >> a week before the election four people overseeing a north philadelphia polling place are facing charges. pennsylvania attorney general josh shapiro made the announcement today. the four are accused of illegally interfering with voting at the esperanza poll in march.
shapiro says folks will be held accountable forgetting in the way of the right to vote. >> details on a retired u.s. postal employee found dead in delaware county last week. darby borough police say 57-year-old brad hayes was found dead in the back seat of a car in front of penn wood middle school the morning of october 24th. police have not revealed the type of injuries hayes had. his body was taken to the medical examiner's office. he was last seen with family earlier that morning. while looking at nearby surveillance footage police discovered two people running away from the scene together. police are now looking for those two individuals. nearly two weeks after a 17-year-old was shot and killed in the west oak lane section of philadelphia, police have released surveillance images of the suspected gunman. officials believe this man shot and killed antoine coleman on the 6700 block of north 16th street back on october 18th. so far a motive for the shooting is not known. a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the
case. >> police have just released a mug shot of the teenager accused of gunning down two 16-year-old boys in south philadelphia. brandon olivieri who is also 16 is that charged with two counts of murder among other charges. he's accused of shooting sal tour dinubile and caleer miller near 12th and ritner last week. the gunshots rang out after an argument. police have not revealed the exact motive. have you seen this man. police in camden county, new jersey, say he robbed a td bank in the unit block of north black horse pike in pell march at 2:00 p.m. yesterday. they say the unidentified suspect wore gloves as he handed a note to the teller then got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. witnesses told police the man drove off in a dark colored vehicle. if you recognize the man, please contact police. >> a 31-year-old man was hit and killed in philadelphia's port richmond section. and now police are searching for the vehicle involved. take a look at these surveillance images. police believe this is the vehicle that drove off after
hitting eric magney on the 2200 block of east allegheny avenue on october 14. he died at the scene. investigators are searching for the vehicle described as a white 15 passenger chevrolet express van with a broken held and dark marks on the driver's side. >> a 53-year-old man was arrested in new castle county delaware and charged with 25 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child. detectives with the new castle county police criminal investigation unit say they found evidence of child pornography connected to steven forbes. what the evidence was and how many children were involved has not been released. forbes is being held on a million dollars bond. anyone who may be able to identify additional victims should please contact police. >> a motion for a mistrial in the bribery case against new jersey senator bob menendez has been denied. menendez is charged with accepting gifts from a florida eye doctor in exchange for political influence. his attorneys had accused the
judge of not letting them introduce key witnesses or evidence to support their case. today the judge ruled their argument had no merit. the defense is expected to rest its case this week. senator menendez could face 20 years behind bars. >> an early morning storm brought damaging heavy rains and winds to the delaware valley. the storm caused a big headache for this bucks county resident who woke up to news that a massive tree branch was on her car. this is the scene in the 400 block of dorrance street in bristol borough. the branch went right through the windshield. >> devastated. i'm a single parent. this is my only way to get to work. i just don't know what to do. like i'm -- i feel like i'm just stuck without a vehicle. >> the storm also caused some delays for septa regional rail commuters. >> all right. time now for an update on the highways and byways tonight. >> let's take it live to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center on a monday. hey, matt. >> hey, guys. still dealing with 15 minute delays on a lot of those regional rails this evening because of equipment issues. on the roads no shortage of
delays either. this is the vine street expressway westbound headlights here approaching the schuylkill. up ahead on the ramp to the eastbound schuylkill we had a broken down vehicle. luckily that's now gone but the delays persist in both directions. and don't forget nearby the schuylkill eastbound is closing at the vine overnights again this week, just like last week. the complete closure starts at 11 o'clock. overturned vehicle on west chester pike at dell chester road. accident involving a bicyclist in west chester along price street near high by the burger king. steer clear that of intersection as well. in upper makefield still have a downed tree here that's blocking off pineville road this morning by hickory run farms. street road a possible alternate. mercer county a crash along 95 northbound by 206 taking out one lane and in delaware on 95 a southbound crash near mlk so it's jammed there as well coming down from the concorde pike. rick, back over to you. >> all right, matt thank you again.
see you tomorrow. montgomery county community college is celebrating its new health sciences center. students have been attending class in the newly renovated building but with today's ribbon cutting it is officially opened. the center is home to career training programs, the municipal police academy and a fitness center. it also has state of the art labs creating life like scenarios for students to train with. and "action news" continues a long history of celebrating and highlighting positive news around the delaware and lehigh valleys with stories that make us philly proud. find them on our web site at 6abc.com/proud. >> still to come on "action news" tonight an army judge addresses concerns that comments made by president trump could influence the sentencing in the bowe bergdahl case. >> also, while questions remain about why man went on a shooting spree in las vegas, scientists are hoping to find some answers inside the gunman's brain. >> and meteorologist adam joseph tracking the latest in the "action news" weather center for the week ahead.
>> we're drying out. sunshine came back this afternoon. temperatures are a lot cooler than they were yesterday. today topping off at 57 degrees. that is it. our normal is 62 degrees. so, 5 degrees below that. we'll talk about 70's returning. a big warmup next. >> in sports phillies name a new skipperly we'll have those details and much more when "action news" continues in a moment. stay with us. >> ♪ eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan,
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now more businesses in more places can afford to dream gig. >> bowe bergdahl apologized today to the soldiers he deserted in afghanistan back in 2009. he choked back tears during a two hour long unexpected testimony at his sentencing hearing on fort bragg. bergdahl said i can never take away their pain and i didn't intend to hurt them. several american soldiers were wounded looking for him at the time. bergdahl survived five years in captivity of taliban allies. he described beatings and said he feared being executed. bergdahl could get life in prison. doctors are preparing to study the brain of the las vegas shooter. stephen paddock's brain is being sent to stanford university for a month long examination after a visual inspection during an autopsy found no abnormalities. the scientists will look to find any possible neurological problems or if paddock
suffered from any degenerative disorders. no matter what they find it will likely not tell us what led him to kill 58 people. >> jaime apody here with sports who is reportedly the phillies next manager. >> it's official now. gabe kapler is the new manager. kapler only 42 years old also he's never managed in the majors. actually only managed one season in the minors for the red sox single a affiliate. a year later he went back to playing. he played 12 seasons in the majors best known for his time in boston and texas. kapler's analytics expert a health nut and currently the dodgers director of player development. he just landed in philadelphia expect an announcement shortly. one seven win team in the nfl and it's your philadelphia eagles flying high after their win against the '9ers. how about a day after break down. here's ducis rodgers and ron jaworski with our monday morning quarterback. >> ♪ >> jaws i will admit i was a
little worried that the eagles may not take the '9ers seriously. they certainly played well yesterday. >> what did aaron rodgers say relax, r-e-l-a-x when he was quarterbacking the packers. yesterday doug pederson said relax, we've got this and he got his football team ready. we spoke last week about creating crisis. he did not want to lose to an inferior football team. >> it started yesterday with the defense and the secondary played pretty well. >> we talk about winning football and you win with complimentary football offense helps the defense, defense helps the offense. yesterday the offense was a little out of sink but oh did the defense come to the party. jaylen mills interception was phenomenal. it was intelligent football. if you're jalen mills you're going to read the triangle, read the wide receiver and then into the quarterback.
that gives you the triangle right there and he knows he has inside help from malcolm jenkins. now as you let this roll you'll see what i mean ducis. because he's got inside help he's going to play outside. he read the quarterback route and he jumped the route. this is outstanding physical talent speed quickness agility but also great intelligence. he's playing the game of football that way. he understands where his help is. he even pointed to malcolm jenkins you take the inside i got the outside. this is complimentary. when the offense struggled the defense came up big. >> defensive line was pretty good as well, right. >> they're playing terrific especially on third down this season and they're get pressure with the four man rush. we always talk about blitzes. this has been one of the best blitzing defenses in all of football. what they do against san francisco, foreman rush. and they knew where the quarterback's launch point was going to be and they attack the spot.
all four sacks against cj bethard came with a full rush. i can hear a guitar. now you'll see pressure from the outside. brandon graham, speed and quickness collapse the pocket inside, pressure on the outside. nowhere for cj to go. vinnie curry on the outside. he forces the quarterback out, there's mychal kendricks making a play. let's bring a little more pressure. vinnie curry once again with the inside move. defense playing tremendous football in every phase right now. >> and it all leads to a seven and one record tops in the nfl. >> love that. >> he's jaws, i'm ducis. jamie, back to you. >> and so we'll take number one. broncos coming in. going to be a tough test. >> all right. >> thank you jamie. >> more than two dozen members of philadelphia's print digital tv and radio organizations tried their hand at flag football today. check it out. this great play by "action news" very own meteorologist
right there chris sauers. nice route. all part of nrg's fifth annual media charity flag football game in south philadelphia as players had a little help from eagles alum who served as coaches. nrg donated a thousand dollars to the nonprofit of each player's choice and an additional 5,000 will be donated to charities of players selected as m.v.p. >> ♪ thanks. i'm pretty psyched. did you get fios too? no, was i supposed to get fios? mr. peterson. fios is a 100% fiber-optic network. it's like it was invented to stream 4k movies and shows. how do you know so much about tv and internet? the internet. right. streaming is only as good as your internet. so get the best internet - with the 100% fiber-optic network - get fios - now just $79.99 per month for fios gigabit connection plus tv and phone.
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>> most of the rain has cleared out thankfully and we're good to go for halloween. >> halloween mostly sunny. >> take your mask off. >> he says that every year. predictable but if unknee funny nonetheless. >> i'll say it again tomorrow. >> let's take a look at the action cam which is not scary, this photo as we take a look at the video from wilmington. this is at the brandywine park one of the rose gardens there and many of the roses still in bloom with the very warm fall we've had. beautiful shot and equally nice shot in the weather center taking a look up in the lehigh valley in easton pennsylvania northampton county where the sun is just about to set and you see a little glow there kind of on the higher hills but as we say goodbye to this monday ending a lot brighter than how it started. as we look at temperatures right now 55 allentown, trenton as well as reading. 57 in philadelphia, millville, down to the shore and these
numbers are going a tad bit cooler as we go into halloween tomorrow and quite a change as we get into just 24 hours ago where the numbers are in the 60's with that rain. winds, though, they clocked in near 50 miles an hour in some spots. early on today and last night. but they have come down quite a bit. still sustained between about 13 miles an hour in wilmington, 18 miles an hour philadelphia, 15 up in the lehigh valley and we'll continue to back these winds off overnight tonight but then they'll crank up a little bit here during the day tomorrow. low pressure continues to spin its way up into northern new england, eastern canada bringing that two to 4 inches of rain for some of our area well to our north and west and we got a nice dry spot in here this afternoon. some sinking air substenance behind the storm that allows that sunshine to break back out this afternoon. so for tonight patchy clouds, less wind and cool, 37 in the suburbs, 45 degrees for center city, winds six to 12 miles an hour. your halloween forecast not scary at all here, 58 degrees,
mostly sunny. again, a bit breezy in the afternoon winds out of the west 10 to 20 miles an hour but then we'll kind of back those winds off between about five and 10 for the trick-or-treaters. and then wednesday that high pressure moves on. still cool at 56 degrees, clouds dominating as there will be another warm front drifting through that could bring a spotty shower around. what is scary not my face but this, the dancing. that's about as best as i can do. that will be on youtube i'm sure. not doing it again monica. she wants me to do it for the camera. >> yeah. >> she's video recording me. clear, cool, west wind tomorrow evening, 56 -- 53 degrees at 6 o'clock. 48 at 9 o'clock so a little cool. definitely want to bring a layer underneath those costumes for the little ones. great. now i'm red in the face. 58 tomorrow sunny a cool breeze, a shower around wednesday lots of clouds 56. big bump up on thursday, friday, much warmer with some
sun, in the 70's. late day shower friday. saturday night before you go to bed turn those clocks back an hour, 60 degrees with a lot of clouds, could be some showers saturday afternoon going into sunday so the weekend doesn't look bright but at least you gain an hour of sleep if you don't have little kids. >> that was the running man you were doing for those who don't know. >> is that what it is. >> the running man. >> i know how to run i just don't know how to dance and run. >> thank you adam. keep up with all the changes to the forecast any time on your phone or tablet. that includes realtime views from storm tracker6. the 6abc app is a free download for your mobile device. >> blake shelton taking his 2018 country music freaks tour to philadelphia. the country superstar will perform at wells fargo center on saturday march 17th. tickets go on sale on friday november 10th at 10:00 a.m. shelton will hit the road alongside of carly pierce and
>> scenes similar to this one on a southwest airlines flight from nashville to philadelphia could become more common. they've partnered with warner music to provide in five concerts. the features country artists on acoustic instruments. the airlines says previous in air concerts have gotten positive feedback. southwest stages about 20 concerts per year. >> jim gardner and the "action news" team are standing by with these stories and more next at 6:00. we'll break down the charges three men are facing in that probe. >> a delaware county man faces child rape charges tonight. investigator its want to find out if if there's more more
victims out there. for the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams. have a nice evening. good night. >> ♪ steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers,
and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side. >> with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> monday night, governor tom wolf approves gambling expansion in pennsylvania. and a local family in need receives a recycled ride. but the big story on "action news" tonight is the disclosure of the first indictments and then the first confession in the mueller russia investigation. former trump campaign chairman
paul manafort arrived early at the fbi be in washington to surrender and a 12 count indictment charging that he conspired against the united states conspired to launder millions of dollars and acted as an unregistered foreign agent representing pro-russian interests in ukraine. similar charges were lodged against manafort's deputy and business and associate rick gates. perhaps the bigger story is former foreign affairs adviser to donald trump, george papadopoulos who it was revealed today pleaded guilty last week to lying about the nature of his interactions with associates of the russian government who said they had dirt and thousands of e-mails on hillary clinton. vernon odom, george papadopoulos is obviously not a household name but his guilty plea may be the most significant development yet in the russia investigation. >> reporter: jim, papadopoulos was not on